Introduction: Interactive Storybook (#15)
Monkey See, Monkey Do will take a little bit of time to assemble, but it is a lot of fun!
Step 1: Print Pages 1-4.
Print pages 1-4 on letter-sized paper, using lightweight card stock if possible.
Use these settings: landscape orientation, flip on the short edge, double-sided.
Step 2: Print Pages 5 and 6.
Print pages 5-6 on letter sized paper, using lightweight card stock. Print only one side of the paper.
Step 3: Personalize the First Side of the First Sheet.
Add a personalized greeting on page 5.
Step 4: Personalize the Second Side of the First Sheet.
Add a name on page 15.
Add either "he" or "she" on page 6.
Step 5: Personalize the First Side of the Second Sheet.
Add the child's address on page 3.
Step 6: Personalize Sheet 5.
Add a message on the small rectangle at the top. This is from the child to the Monkey.
Step 7: Personalize Sheet 6.
Add a message on the small rectangle at the top. This is to the child, from the Monkey.
Step 8: Cut the Figures Out.
Cut out all of the pieces on sheets 5 and 6.
Step 9: Gluing: Round 1a.
Glue the two sets of arms together. Press tightly. Allow to dry completely.
Step 10: Gluing: Round 1b.
Fold the large brown rectangle so that the color is on the outside. Glue together. Allow to dry completely.
Step 11: Gluing: Round 1c.
Fold each envelope as shown. Place a strip of glue as shown. Fold. Put something heavy on top. Allow to dry completely.
Step 12: Gluing: Round 1d.
Fold the jumping monkey rectangle as shown. Glue. Put something heavy on top. Allow to dry completely.
Step 13: Gluing: Round 1e.
Fold the monkey eyes rectangle as shown. Glue. Put something heavy on top. Allow to dry completely.
Step 14: Cut, Fold, and Sew the Mini-book.
The mini-book in on sheet five. Cut it out, fold, and sew.
Step 15: Cut the Story Sheets.
Cut the sheets in half as shown.
Step 16: Gluing: Round Two.
Line up the sheets as shown.
Step 17: Gluing: Round 2a.
Glue the monkey's arm on page 16.
Step 18: Gluing: Round 2b.
Glue the larger envelope on page 14. PUt the larger letter inside.
Bonus: put a tiny bit of velcro to close the envelope.
Step 19: Gluing: Round 2c.
Glue the monkey's tail on page 12.
Note: if you have a matching piece of felt, it would be better than the paper!
Step 20: Gluing: Round 2d.
Fold and glue the monkey's arms on page 10.
Step 21: Gluing: Round 2e
Slide the jumping monkey (previously glued) onto the cardboard rectangle.
Put a strip of glue on either end, as shown. Glue on page 7.
Step 22: Allow All of This to Dry Thorougly!
Step 23: Flip the Pages Over.
Line up as shown.
Step 24: Gluing: Round 3a.
Glue the monkey's small envelope on page 15.
Step 25: Gluing: Round 3b.
Glue the monkey's legs on page 8.
Step 26: Gluing: Round 3c.
Glue the monkey's hat on page 9.
Step 27: 3d.
Put glue on the monkey's head, making sure NOT to get any glue on the ears.
Glue right over the existing head on page 6.
Step 28: Gluing: 3e
Glue the folded and glued rectangle on the back of the "eyes" monkey, as shown.
Allow this to dry thoroughly.
Step 29: Gluing: 3f.
Place glue on the back of the hands holding a book. Carefully glue in place.
Step 30: Gluing: Round FOUR!
Apply glue, as shown, on the back of the page 11 monkey.
Carefully insert the "eyes." Glue on the page. Allow to dry completely.
Step 31: Stack.
Stack the pages in order.
Step 32: Fold.
Step 33: Sew.
Step 34: Add Props.
Place the mini-book in the pocket on page 13.
Place the letters in the envelopes on pages 14 and 15.